June 23, 2011

Wyoming

Wyoming does not have specialized licensing for photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Licensing (PV) [br] Installers of these systems must be a Wyoming licensed electrical master, journeyman, or apprentice employed by a licensed Wyoming electrical contractor. The state electrical inspector enforces electrical rules and regulations. Permits are required. Code [br] 2008 National Electrical Code. Local…

Wyoming does not have specialized licensing for photovoltaic and solar thermal systems.

Licensing (PV) [br] Installers of these systems must be a Wyoming licensed electrical master, journeyman, or apprentice employed by a licensed Wyoming electrical contractor. The state electrical inspector enforces electrical rules and regulations. Permits are required.

Code [br] 2008 National Electrical Code. Local jurisdictions may adopt more stringent requirements.

Reciprocity [br] Arkansas, Alaska, Colorado,  Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah,  and Washington (journeyman electrician only).

To receive a Wyoming reciprocal journeyman license, the original license must have been obtained by examination and held for one year. A signed and notarized application form, along with a letter of verification of license from the state in which the license is held, a copy of the license, and a check made out to the State of Wyoming for $100 is required to process the application.

If you have had a master license from South Dakota or Utah for at least a year and pass an examination with a score of 75% or better, Wyoming may recognize your license.

To receive a Wyoming reciprocal master license, the original license must have been obtained by examination and held for one year. A signed and notarized application form, along with a letter of verification of license from the state in which the license is held, a copy of the license, and a check made out to the State of Wyoming for $200 is required to process the application.

Resources: Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety